Contributed & Transcribed by Harold Lloyd
Will Of John Emory
Transcribed by Harold A. Lloyd
This original will is in the
North Carolina Archives in Raleigh, N. C.
In the name of God Amen:
I John Emory of the County of Granville in the State of North
Carolina being of sound mind and disposing memory and considering the
uncertainty of my earthly existence do make and declare this my last
Will and Testament in manner and form following: that is to say
Item 1st I loan to
my beloved wife Elizabeth during her natural life a certain parcel of
land beginning at my corner in the County line running a North course
Woodlief’s line, thence Israel Lloyd’s line to the Road Then N. to
the Little Creek, Thence down the said Creek to my other corner Thence
along Hackadays & John Woodliff’s line to the county line thence
down the county line to the beginning, being the Western portion of my
land and including all my houses. out of my other property She is to have whatever the law
Item 2nd I will unto
my daughter Edney C. Mangum twenty dollars in cash.
Item 3rd I will unto
my Grand children John H. Chappell, H. R. Chappell & Lucius Emory
ten dollars each in cash.
Item 4th It is my
will that the remainder of my property of every description be equally
divided between H.B. Emory, Eliza J. Mangum, the heirs of Wyatt Emory
and John E. Emory, Save one hundred and thirteen dollars and interest on
the same from 25th March 1872, Paid by me for him, which I want to go
toward said John E Emery’s fourth part of said property.
Item 5th I hereby
appoint my son Hinton B. Emory Executor to this my last Will and
testament--to execute the same to all intents and purposes. done on this
the 7th day of September A.D. 1877.
John X Emory
Jno P. Beck
Recorded and filed June 21,
John’s son Wyatt Emory had
died earlier on January 28, 1865 in Wake County, N.C.
A transcript of Wyatt’s will is on the Wake County Genweb site.
After John’s death litigation followed among his heirs. In the N.C. Archives in Raleigh, N.C. there are copies of pleadings in the following case: Hinton B. Emory Ex. Of Jno Emory Dec’d vs. Theophilus P. Mangum, Eliza J. Mangum his wife, Louella M. Emory, Mary B. Emory, James R. Loyd & Lenora W. Loyd his wife, Frances E. Perry, John E. Emory, Franklin P. Emory, Elijah Evans and Virginia Evans his wife.
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